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Cape Coast Guided Day Tour
"Enjoy a complimentary hotel pickup and transported to the historic Cape Coast Township for this tour. After a two and a half hour trip from Accra you will arrive in Cape Coast for a guided tour of the castle. Whiles here you will come to terms with the unpalatable conditions that the slaves were subjected to as you witness their cells and difficulty of their incarceration. From here you will understand why there are people of African descent all over the world. medicinal as well as social values of the trees as seen generations past and now. Enjoy some breathtaking view of the countryside and the palm frond beaches as you make this trip. This trip is done with your private tour guide who w history and customs of the communities en route. You will return to Accra after the tour as your private car take you to your hotel.""""Take a trip to the past to learn all you can about the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade as you visit the Cape Coast Castle. Being among the largest slave castles in the world
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Cape Coast Guided Day Tour
"Enjoy a complimentary hotel pickup and transported to the historic Cape Coast Township for this tour. After a two and a half hour trip from Accra you will arrive in Cape Coast for a guided tour of the castle. Whiles here you will come to terms with the unpalatable conditions that the slaves were subjected to as you witness their cells and difficulty of their incarceration. From here you will understand why there are people of African descent all over the world. medicinal as well as social values of the trees as seen generations past and now. Enjoy some breathtaking view of the countryside and the palm frond beaches as you make this trip. This trip is done with your private tour guide who w history and customs of the communities en route. You will return to Accra after the tour as your private car take you to your hotel.""""Take a trip to the past to learn all you can about the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade as you visit the Cape Coast Castle. Being among the largest slave castles in the world
From $234.00
 
Accra Slavery Museums and Forts Walking Tour
"Meet your guide in central Accra and set off on your leisurely paced walking tour. Although the slave trade is long gone monuments still stand here as chilling reminders of this terrible human trade.With your knowledgeable guide explore the former slave prisons of Ussher Fort and James Fort in the Jamestown district. Two of the many European forts built along the Ghanaian coast these military posts were used to store commodities and to hold West African slaves before they were shipped overseas.At Ussher Fort head inside the museum that charts Ghana’s slave trade with poignant artifacts and displays. View the exhibits and learn about the incredible cruelty involved in the enslavement of West Africans around 4.5 million of who are believed to have been shipped from their homelands during the 18th and early 19th centuries.Hear heartrending tales from the era as you explore James Fort a building once used by the British to imprison slaves
From $39.00

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Elmina Castle

This is the main court of Elmina castle. The castle is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site nowadays and some parts of it are open for visitors and really worth seeing ! St. George’s Castle or...
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Posuban Shrines

Posuban Shrines are unique to Ghana’s central region. These shrines where made by Asafo companies, they are traditional voluntary groups for the defense of their town against invaders, but today its...
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Fort St. Jago

Fort St. Jago, opposite of Fort Elmina was built by the Dutch built in 1652 to protect Fort Elmina, you will have a wonderful view over Elmina, but walking up that steep hill is exhausting. Entrance...
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Elmina Castle

Elmina Castle is a beautiful castle on the coastline of Elmina. It is more popular than the larger Cape Coast castle, and is a must for travellers to Ghana. Elmina castle was built in 1482 as Sao...
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georeiser
Dec 29, 2010

Playing games in the streets

African people enjoy playing games, like this "ludo look-alike" game on a table in the main square of Elmina. And strangely they doesn't seem to know eachother before they start. Everybody is invited....
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georeiser
Dec 29, 2010

visit cape coast town

Cape Coast Castle is one of biggest and most important towns of Ghana..good for shoppingCape Coast Castle is a fortification in Ghana. The first timber construction on the site was erected in 1653 for...
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hanspeter_W.
Nov 06, 2009
 
 
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visit cape coast castle

beside elmina castle the most important slavery castle in west africa, visited also recently by obamaeven simular to elmina in the history and in the building they differ from each otheryou should...
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hanspeter_W.
Nov 06, 2009

visit elmina town

beside the famous elmina castle it is also worth to visit elmina town, its beach and fort coenraaedsburgElmina, is a town in the Central Region, situated on a south-facing bay on the Atlantic Ocean...
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hanspeter_W.
Nov 06, 2009

kakuum skywalk in rainforest

do not miss the most famous and most fascinating sightseeing of ghana and whole africathe kakuum skywalkThe Kakum forest turns more to a kind of of a jungle experience. The canopy walkway is up to 30...
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hanspeter_W.
Nov 06, 2009

St. George's Castle

One of the best preserved buildings in Ghana is St. George's Castle (or Elmina Castle) in Elmina. It used to be one of the many slave forts at the former Gold Coast, mainly used by the Dutch.The fort...
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Pieter11
Mar 21, 2007

Fort St. Jago

Before the Dutch beated the Portuguese in Elmina, they already attacked them twice from the sea. Twice, they were defeated. In 1637 however, they attacked them from the inland, with the help of the...
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Pieter11
Mar 21, 2007

San Jago Fort

In 1637, the Dutch dragged a cannon to the top of San Jago Hill and bombarded St George’s Castle, then in the hands of the Portuguese. Realising the strategic position of the hill, and wanting to...
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grets
Jan 08, 2007

St George's Castle - The Door of No Return

Dubbed the Door of No Return as this was where the ‘freedom fighters’ and rebels would spend their last days. Kept in extremely cramped conditions, with minimal ventilation and no light, the mutineers...
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grets
Jan 08, 2007

St George's Castle - final exit

The final exit to their ‘new life’ was deliberately kept narrow and low, to stop slaves from thronging together and making a dash for freedom. As there is no harbour in Elmina, the slaves were taken...
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grets
Jan 08, 2007

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"Another "Slave - Castle" on the "Gold Coast""
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"Elmina"
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"Elmina, Dutch remains in Ghana"
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